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Canadian Dr. Richard Meen Heads Westminster 2016 Panel As Best In Show Judge

NEW YORK – Dr. Richard Meen of Toronto has been selected to judge Best In Show at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 15-16, 2016. He will become the sixth foreign judge and third Canadian to make the selection of the top award in the sport’s most prestigious event. Dr. Meen became… read more

Canines and Coaches 2015

Last year, a month before Westminster, a fellow supporter wrote to me asking for a carriage ride while she was attending the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. I was delighted to help her arrange the carriage ride and then a lightbulb went on. If ONE dog person coming to Westminster could go for a ride… read more

Westminster Best in Show Winner Miss P. Makes Broadway Debut in kinky Boots!

Miss P, the Beagle the who was named Best in Show earlier this week at the 2015 Westminster Best in Show, continues her NYC tour, making her Broadway debut last night with a walk-on role in Broadway’s Kinky Boots. BroadwayWorld was there for her big night and you can check out photos below! Kinky Boots… read more

There's no need to fear! Underdog is here!

Across the nation and around the world was heard, “Jumping Jehosephat”! Or some version thereof, as the long-shot 15” Beagle, Miss P, beat the much touted favorites for Best In Show at the Garden. At 15:1 from the Vegas odds-makers, the jaunty little Canadian bitch, Ch Tashtins Lookin For Trouble and her Canadian handler, Will… read more


WKC — Day One

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell I expect most of us saw the Group Winners or least heard a Twitter on it. Big Beagle, Shih Tzu, Standard Poodle. Old English Sheepdog. So far the Vegas odds-makers are two for four. Curtiss’ Pom, Group 2, was… read more


WKC Armchair Dog Handler, Take Two-sday

Tuesday is forecast to almost get UP to freezing in the Big Apple, but the competition at the Piers will just keep getting hotter. Stay-at-home doggie moms and dads can watch live stream coverage of breed judging in our pajamas on the couch. For those of you who fall into the WKC Beer Pong trap… read more

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Harbor City Resident Will Compete in The 2nd Annual Masters Agility Championship at WKC

A Harbor City resident will be competing in The 2nd Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster in New York City on Saturday, Feb. 14, the opening act of the famed Westminster Week and its celebration of dogs. Deborah Davidson Harpur and her Rat Terrier, Rickie Roo will be among the more than 3,000 dogs competing… read more

139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Entries

139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Entries Sporting breeds (473):  Brittanys 19, Pointers 18, Pointers (German Shorthaired) 27, Pointers (German Wirehaired) 6, Retrievers (Chesapeake Bay) 25, Retrievers (Curly-Coated) 8, Retrievers (Flat-Coated) 26, Retrievers (Golden) 58, Retrievers (Labrador) 56, Retrievers (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling) 11, Setters (English) 23, Setters (Gordon) 10, Setters (Irish) 19, Setters (Irish Red… read more

Westminster Week News

NEWS The Westminster Kennel Club 2015 Westminster Week: 139TH DOG SHOW, AGILITY AND MEET THE BREEDS Westminster. There’s only one.    That’s been true since 1877, as the world’s most famous and prestigious canine event – The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show – has continually added to its inimitable legacy and its celebration of dogs… read more


Westminster Week Schedule

Westminster week Schedule 2015 2nd Annual Masters Agility Championship At Westminster Saturday, February 14, 2015 Pier 94  –  711 12th Avenue (at 55th Street), New York, NY 10019 Preliminaries: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Championship Finals: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. The Westminster Kennel Club presents AKC Meet The Breeds brought to you by Purina… read more

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